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HarjTT Oct 1, 2006 5:18 PM

I popped into the grounds of Barking Abbey tonight and spent 20 mins taking some pics - I think 9 of the 27 shots taken were ok'ish. Taken at ISO200/400/800, handheld, full manual, some slightly cropped, very minor USM in Photoshop after RAW conversion in Lightroom. I think i should have taken a tripod with me - some shots looked fine but were just too soft - shutter speeds at time were down to 1/8 or slower even at ISO800.

1. Abbey permiter wall

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99253085-L.jpg


2. Stairs leading up to the entrance

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99239199-L.jpg

3. The sunsets

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99242817-L.jpg

4. Parts of the old Abbey remain and I think the church that currently sits within the grounds uses some of the orginial building.

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99244523-L.jp

5. The old front entrance doors - slightly cropped from the right and bottom.

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99248996-L.jpg

6. Door hinge

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99246228-L.jpg

7. Side of the Abbey/Church

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99237685-L.jpg

8. Tombestones - ISO800, 1/20s f2.8

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99255078-L.jpg
9. Broken Cross

http://HarjTT.smugmug.com/photos/99256519-L.jpg

Cheers

HarjTT

:O :?

prajull Oct 1, 2006 5:40 PM

my vote for photo#2...looks great. b&w makes it special.

D.Ann Oct 1, 2006 8:26 PM

HarjTT,

My favorites are 5 and 8. I especially like the darksombertoneof picture #8. Seems a fitting mood for a churchyard and tombstones. Donna

Tat2dGuy Oct 1, 2006 10:19 PM

Some nice photos in there! Even at those slow ISO speeds. Must have one heck of a steady hand!!



Well, I shot alot of my shots with ISO400 &800 and I will honestly say, nothing beats a tripod for those slower speeds.

And just for the record, I have yet to get a handheld shot at 1600 that was even worth mentioning...


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